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repeat

2 noun
     
repeat2 [countable]
1 [usually singular] an event that is very like something that happened before
repeat of
The match was basically a repeat of last year's game at Wembley.
It was a terrible journey - I hope we don't have a repeat performance (=have the same thing happen again) on the way home.
2TCBAMT a television or radio programme that has been broadcast before:
'Is it a repeat?' 'No, it's a new series.'
3

repeat order/prescription

BBT British English an order of goods or a prescription of medicine that is the same as one you had before
4 technicalAPM the sign that tells a performer to play a piece of music again, or the music that is played again

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